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Scientists Think a Lab-Grown Uterus Could Help Fight Infertility

A bioengineered uterus could eliminate the need for risky transplants and make pregnancy an option for trans women

Illustration by Taylor Le for Future Human

Bioengineer Mats Hellström, PhD, spends most of his days working with mice, rats, and petri dishes full of cells. Although he sees no patients, his work has the…

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Hannah Thomasy

Hannah Thomasy

Freelance science writer. Words at NPR’s The Salt, Ensia, Hakai, Mongabay, Eos, Massive, and Cosmos (not Cosmo!) Neuroscience PhD.